PADS Logic

This course teaches you the workflow of creating a schematic design using the latest version of Mentor Graphics PADSĀ® Logic. You will be guided through the steps necessary to capture schematics. View course details ↓


Live Online classes deliver all the interactivity and depth of the traditional classroom, from the convenience of your own computer, with hands-on exercises and course materials. Learn more about Live Online training

Date Time Language Price
Apr 27–282015 8–2 PM
English 700 USD Register


Full instructor-led courses in a Mentor training facility, with complete course materials and access to classroom computers.

Date Location Time Language Price
Apr 132015 Marlborough Massachusetts 9–5 PM
English 700 USD Register
Jun 162015 Fremont California 9–5 PM
English 700 USD Register
Aug 172015 Longmont Colorado 9–5 PM
English 700 USD Register
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Course Highlights

Course highlights include creating part types, generating netlists, generating reports (BOM), and interfacing with PADS Layout.

Hands-on lab exercises will reinforce lecture and discussion topics under the guidance of our industry expert instructors.

You will learn how to

  • Customize and work with the PADS Logic interface
  • Create 2D Lines, Text Objects, and work with Fields
  • Create Parts Types, CAE Decals, Pin Symbols, Connectors and Off Page symbols
  • Create a schematic with parts, connections and busses
  • Define the PCB Layer Stackup and Design Rules
  • Create Netlists, Report Files, PDF, and ECO Files
  • Forward and Backward annotate with PADS Layout

Hands-on labs

  • Navigating the User Interface
  • Creating and Modifying Drafting Items
  • Creating Libraries and Library Objects
  • Creating a Schematic
  • Defining the Layer Stackup
  • Setting Design Rules
  • Forward and Backward Annotation to PADS Layout
  • Generating Bills of Materials
  • Generating PDF files
  • Cross probing with PADS Layout


Course Information

Intended for

Electrical Engineers new to PADS Logic software

PCB designers that need to understand the front end of the design process using PADS Logic

PCB Design Managers  


A basic understanding of electronic engineering

Familiarity with Windows operating systems

Course Part Number
  • Classroom: 213140
  • Live online: 220191

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